Kenneth Hodges

kenneth hodges

Kenneth Hodges

Professor

Office

323 Shanks Hall 
181 Turner St NW 
Blacksburg, VA 24061 
United States

Phone

540-231-6501

Email

Department Membership

English

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Expertise

  • Malory
  • Medieval Arthurian Literature
  • Medieval Literature    

Professional Activities

  • Modern Language Association
  • Medieval Academy of America
  • International Arthurian Society, North American Branch

Education

  • Ph.D., University of Michigan, Ann Arbor
  • M.A., University of California at Berkley
  • B.A., Williams College

Research Interests

    Awards and Honors

    Tony Hilfer Prize for best article published the previous year in TSLL, 2013

    Selected Publications

    Books

    Armstrong, D., and Kenneth Hodges. Mapping Malory: Regional Identities and National Geographies in Le Morte Darthur. New York: Palgrave MacMillan US, 2014.

    Hodges, Kenneth. Forging Chivalric Communities in Malory's Morte Darthur. New York: Palgrave MacMillan US, 2005.

    Articles

    “Guinevere’s Ghost: Spenser’s Response to Malory’s Erotics.” Sexuality and Memory in Early Modern England: Literature and the Erotics of Recollection, edited by John S. Garrison and Kyle Pivetti, Routledge, 2016.

    “Reformed Dragons: Bevis of Hampton, Sire Thomas Malory’s Le Morte Darthur, and Spenser’s Faerie Queene.” Texas Studies in Literature and Language, vol. 54.1, 2012, pp. 110-31.

    “Making Arthur Protestant: Translating Malory’s Grail Quest into Spenser’s Book of Holiness.”  The Review of English Studies, vol. 62.254, 2011, pp. 193-221.